Our Board

Meet the Diversity in Parenting, Inc. board. These amazing humans help make this organization what it is. They support the organization on so many levels, including advising the founder, supporting financially, as well as helping spread the word about our many programs and services.

Mercedes Samudio, LCSW

Mercedes Samudio, LCSW

Mercedes Samudio, LCSW is a licensed psychotherapist and parent coach in La Habra, CA. She is the founder of Diversity in Parenting, Inc. and the creator of the Diversity in Parenting Conference. Read more about her here.

Kyle Samudio

Kyle Samudio

Kyle Samudio is the Adult Services Supervisor at Fullerton Public library in Fullerton, CA.

Melissa Dumas, LMFT

Melissa Dumas, LMFT

Melissa Dumaz is a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and best selling author. She specializes in guiding clients through the complexities of overcoming emotional & physical trauma, grief & loss, and improve relationship satisfaction.

Dr. Pamela Reeves

Dr. Pamela Reeves

Dr. Pamela Reeves is a Licensed Marriage Family Therapist (LMFT #51463) with extensive experience working in various areas, specifically, crisis Intervention and is passionately devoted to empowering sexual assault/domestic violence survivors during their healing journey.

Patrice Douglas, LMFT

Patrice Douglas, LMFT

Patrice Douglas, LMFT is a licensed psychotherapist in Southern California. She has dedicated her life towards helping people work through trauma, overcoming personal obstacles, and developing a positive means of expression.